Exploring the brit, the covenant, between G-d and the Jewish People, at Har Sinai and in Arvot Moav at the end of 40 years in the Desert.
In this class (shiur) on Parshat Ki Tavo, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses viduy maasrot, the confession prayer said after setting aside tithes.
In this class (shiur) on Parshat Ki Tavo, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses what Moshe told the Jewish people, “Hashem did not give you a heart to know or eyes to see or ears to hear until this day.” Did Hashem refuse to give them the ability to understand what these miracles meant to His relationship to Bnei Yisroel? What was different on this day that changed the present dynamic?
In this class (class) shiur on Parshat Ki Tavo, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the mitzvah of bikurim.
On Parshat Ki -Tavo, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses following in Hashem’s ways and how practicing the mitzvot facilitates an outpouring of blessing from above.
On Parshat Ki Tavo, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses how the curses found in the parsha are an awakening before Rosh Hashana.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller discusses the storyline of Parshat Ki Tavo.
In this Torah shiur (class), Rabbi Hershel Reichman expounds on the idea of bowing before G-d. This discussion is prompted by a difficult Midrash found in reference to this week’s parsha, Parshat Ki Tavo. Based on the Shem Mishmuel, this class provides a Chassidic interpretation of an essential act of prayer.